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U.S. Surgeon General's Family History Initiative: My Family Health Portrait Download


This Web-based tool helps users organize family history information and then print it out for presentation to the family doctor. In addition, the tool helps users save their family history information to their own computer and even share family history information with other family members.

Additional site features include:

  • Ability to view reports (family tree drawing, health history chart)
  • Ability to add family (aunts, uncles, etc.)
  • Ability to edit the profile (age, height, weight, etc.)


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Health Resources and Services Administration; National Human Genome Research Institute; Office of the Surgeon General

Funding Sources

Office of the Surgeon General; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • Release Date: 11/2004
  • Review Date: 11/2007
  • Recent Summary: 01/2008
  • Original Summary: 10/2004
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Last updated: March 07, 2012.